Picturesque Cotignac, unwinds its village Provencal rooftops at the foot of an impressive tuff cliff. It boasts as well troglodyte caves mainly used as a shelter place during uncertain times. Atop the rocky promontory, one overlooks a lovely countryside covered with a dense olive, cypress, pine & oak trees vegetation. Uphill too, one may pay a visit to Our Lady of Grace. The shrine was an active pilgrimage site from the 16th and visited later by Louis the XIV. Due to its well preserved & protected historic attractions as well as its preserved natural environment, the town is recognized as a “Village de Caractère” a recognition of its cultural interest.
Just a few minutes out of town, flanked by some oak and pine trees, the vineyard you will visit, produces wines under the label of the “AOP Côtes de Provence”. Hand-picking process, sunny climate and appropriate soil, contribute to releasing a quality product, an authentic and balanced wine just like the country it originates from. Before the visit of the vineyard ends, you are invited for a tasting demo.
What to do:
A guided tour of the medieval and Provencal village and its rock (caves & shrine)
Visit of a vineyard and 3 wines sampling
For more: Lunch in Cotignac or in its surroundings with a previous Beer Workshop at Cotignac’s micro-brewery where you can taste the Mimosa beer! A visit to a local honey producer…
Duration: about 3h
Type of excursion
Type of public
Duration of the visit
1 or ½ day excursion
All ages (disabled access to be confirmed)
About 3 hours + transportation (depending on the formulas)
VIP Tour | Medium group | Large Group
Segment: Economy | Medium | Luxury
Driving time from...
TOULON / LA SEYNE-SUR-MER
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